Review: could Depo-provera cause Vitamin d deficiency (Rickets)?
Summary: Vitamin d deficiency is found among people who take Depo-provera, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Synthroid, and have Birth control.
We study 9,965 people who have side effects while taking Depo-provera from FDA and social media. Among them, 6 have Vitamin d deficiency. Find out below who they are, when they have Vitamin d deficiency and more.
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Depo-provera has active ingredients of medroxyprogesterone acetate. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from 10,380 Depo-provera users)
Vitamin d deficiency
Vitamin d deficiency (softening of bones) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, high blood pressure, gastrooesophageal reflux disease, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 5,485 Vitamin d deficiency patients)
On Mar, 31, 2015: 9,965 people reported to have side effects when taking Depo-provera. Among them, 6 people (0.06%) have Vitamin D Deficiency.
Time on Depo-provera when people have Vitamin d deficiency * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Vitamin d deficiency||66.67%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||16.67%||0.00%||16.67% |
Age of people who have Vitamin d deficiency when taking Depo-provera * :
|Vitamin d deficiency||0.00%||0.00%||25.00%||25.00%||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Severity of Vitamin d deficiency when taking Depo-provera ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Vitamin d deficiency||0.00%||0.00%||50.00%||50.00% |
How people recovered from Vitamin d deficiency ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Vitamin d deficiency||0.00%||50.00%||50.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Contraception (3 people, 50.00%)
- Thyroid disorder (2 people, 33.33%)
- Endometriosis (1 people, 16.67%)
- Depression (1 people, 16.67%)
- Ovarian cysts (1 people, 16.67%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Synthroid (2 people, 33.33%)
- Lupron depot (1 people, 16.67%)
- Fluoxetine (1 people, 16.67%)
- Vitamin d (1 people, 16.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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